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Great Immigrants

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Since 2006, the Great Immigrant award has been given by the Carnegie Corporation of New York to American immigrants.[1] The award honors Andrew Carnegie, a Scottish immigrant and philanthropist.[2]

Honorees[edit]

2015[edit]

  • Thalía, Mexico
  • Preet Bharara, India
  • Geraldine Brooks, Australia
  • Thomas Campbell, Singapore
  • Rabia Chaudry, Pakistan
  • Mica Ertegun, Romania
  • A. Gabriel Esteban, Philippines
  • Stanley Fischer, Zambia
  • Jonathan Hunt, United Kingdom
  • Malek Jandali, Germany
  • Rakesh Khurana, India
  • Marie-Josée Kravis, Canada
  • Nastia Liukin, Russia
  • Bette Bao Lord, China
  • Ali Maleksadeh, Iran
  • Lorne Michaels, Canada
  • Franziska Michor, Austria
  • Anchee Min, China
  • Sharmin Mossavar-Rahmani, Iran
  • Firouz Michael Naderi, Iran
  • Azar Nafisi, Iran
  • Craig Nevill-Manning, New Zealand
  • Maria Otero, Bolivia
  • Eddie Perez, Venezuela
  • Ilana Rovner, Latvia
  • Arturo Sandoval, Cuba
  • Madhulika Sikka, India
  • Thomas C. Südhof, Germany
  • Antonio M. Taguba, Philippines
  • Ann Telnaes, Sweden
  • Tuyen Tran, Vietnam
  • Alex Trebek, Canada
  • Sofia Vergara, Colombia
  • Abraham Verghese, Ethiopia
  • Eugene Volokh, Ukraine
  • Arieh Warshel, Israel
  • Raffi Yessayan, Lebanon

2016[edit]

  • Noubar Afeyan, Lebanon
  • Selu Alofipo, Samoa
  • Samantha Bee, Canada
  • Len Blavatnik, Ukraine
  • Roberta Capp, Brazil
  • Jim Carrey, Canada
  • Mariano Castillo, Peru
  • Marcelo Claure, Brazil
  • Nadia Comaneci, Romania
  • Ron Daniels, Canada
  • Michaela DePrince, Sierra Leone
  • Jaha Dukureh, Gambia
  • John L. Estrada, Trinidad and Tobago
  • Florent Groberg, France
  • Peter Blair Henry, Jamaica
  • Farnam Jahanian, Iran
  • Sally Jewell England
  • Jan Koum Ukraine
  • Fei-Fei Li China
  • Viet X. Luong Vietnam
  • Iqram Magdon-Ismail Zimbabwe
  • Vikram Malhotra India
  • Mehret Mandefro Ethiopia
  • Michael Moritz Wales
  • Bharati Mukherjee India
  • Peter A. Nadosy Hungary
  • Graham Nash England
  • Jacqueline H. Nguyen Vietnam
  • Deogratias Niyizonkiza Burundi
  • Bennet Omalu Nigeria
  • Jorge M. Pérez Argentina
  • Thuan Pham Vietnam
  • Sundar Pichai India
  • Ana Luz Porzecanski Uruguay
  • Wolfgang Puck Austria
  • Azita Raji Iran
  • Shaiza Rizavi Pakistan
  • Isabella Rossellini Italy
  • Aziz Sancar Turkey
  • Piers J. Sellers United Kingdom
  • Hari Sreenivasan India

2017[edit]

  • Daron Acemoglu Turkey
  • Hushang Ansary Iran
  • Kwame Anthony Appiah Ghana
  • Morena Baccarin Brazil
  • Angel Cabrera Spain
  • Do Won Chang South Korea
  • Graciela Chichilnisky Argentina
  • Ralph de la Vega, Cuba
  • Eric Gertler Canada
  • Masha Gessen Russia
  • Suheir Hammad Jordan
  • Oliver Hart England
  • Anthony Hopkins Wales
  • Daniel Kahneman Israel
  • Abdul Karim Kallon Sierra Leone
  • J. Michael Kosterlitz Scotland
  • Thai Lee Thailand
  • Douglas Leone Italy
  • Max Levchin Ukraine
  • Margaret H. Marshall South Africa
  • Nergis Mavalvala Pakistan
  • Ayman Mohyeldin Egypt
  • Vivek H. Murthy England
  • Shantanu Narayen India
  • Liam Neeson Ireland
  • Thuy Thi Nguyen Vietnam
  • Viet Thanh Nguyen Vietnam
  • Chinelo Okparanta Nigeria
  • Ilhan Omar Somalia
  • Eren Ozmen Turkey
  • Zainab Salbi Iraq
  • Andrew Schally Poland
  • Jeff Skoll Canada
  • Sir J. Fraser Stoddart Scotland
  • David Thouless Scotland
  • Norma Torres Guatemala
  • Rainer Weiss Germany
  • Feng Zhang China

2018[edit]

  • Art Acevedo Cuba
  • Matee Ajavon Liberia
  • Mohamad Ali Guyana
  • Ruth Behar Cuba
  • Nicolas Berggruen France
  • Max Boot Russia
  • Salud Carbajal Mexico
  • Ana Mari Cauce Cuba
  • Bernard Cherkasov Azerbaijan
  • Kerron Clement Trinidad and Tobago
  • Rocco Commisso Italy
  • Teddy Cruz Guatemala
  • Elliott Erwitt France
  • Adriano Espaillat Dominican Republic
  • Joachim Frank Germany
  • James P. Gorman Australia
  • Marina Walker Guevara Argentina
  • Mona Hanna-Attisha United Kingdom
  • Oscar Isaac Guatemala
  • Pramila Jayapal India
  • Dara Khosrowshahi Iran
  • Valentina Kozlova Russia
  • Daniel Libeskind Poland
  • Sheila Lirio Marcelo Philippines
  • Martyna Majok Poland
  • Sheila Lirio Marcelo Philippines
  • Imbolo Mbue Cameroon
  • Thomas Nagel Serbia
  • Shuji Nakamura Japan
  • Kumail Nanjiani Pakistan
  • Yvonne Orji Nigeria
  • Carlos R. Ponce Mexico
  • Antoni Ribas Spain
  • Regina Spektor Russia
  • Marcelo Suárez-Orozco Argentina
  • Eugene H. Trinh Vietnam
  • Hans Tung Taiwan
  • Carmen Velasquez Ecuador
  • Marina Walker Guevara Argentina
  • Du Yun China

2019[edit]

  • Darius Adamczyk Poland
  • Angelika Amon Austria
  • Julissa Arce Mexico
  • Branka Arsić Serbia
  • Richard Blanco Spain
  • Wolf Blitzer Germany
  • Ilia Calderón Colombia
  • Andrew Cherng China
  • Peggy Cherng Myanmar
  • Alon Cohen Israel
  • Wilmot Collins Liberia
  • Maria Cornejo Chile
  • Vilma Daza Peru
  • Angus Deaton Scotland
  • Gebisa Ejeta Ethiopia
  • Gustavo García-Siller Mexico
  • Theresia Gouw Indonesia
  • Prabal Gurung Singapore
  • Aleksandar Hemon Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Luchita Hurtado Venezuela
  • Mukhtar M. Ibrahim Somalia
  • Rahul M. Jindal India
  • Dina Katabi Syria
  • Laila Lalami Morocco
  • Young Jean Lee South Korea
  • Midori Japan
  • Debbie Mucarsel-Powell Ecuador
  • M. Rosaria Piomelli Italy
  • Tomás Pedro Regalado Cuba
  • Mariano Rivera Panama
  • Paymon Rouhanifard Iran
  • Terence Tao Australia
  • Adi Tatarko Israel
  • Marc Tessier-Lavigne Canada
  • Linus Torvalds Finland
  • Nari Ward Jamaica
  • Leana Wen China
  • Nite Yun Cambodia

References[edit]

  1. "Princeton faculty members Sir Angus Deaton and Aleksandar Hemon have been honored as "Great Immigrants" by the Carnegie Corporation of New York". Princeton.edu. 2019-06-27. Retrieved 2019-08-05.
  2. "Andrew Carnegie". History.com. 2009-11-09. Retrieved 2019-08-05.

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